Islamabad Jan 12: Former President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed profound grief over the passing away of PPP KPK leader and former speaker provincial assembly Abdul Akbar Khan early Thursday morning. In a condolence message he said Abdul Akbar Khan was a great party loyalist and a genuine democratic political worker. As a human being he was endowed with those rare qualities of head and heart which endeared him to everyone who came in contact and crossed his path. Indeed he touched the lives of many. May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace and grant patience to all bereaved, Zardari prayed.